Most people are already aware of ice creams, which are frozen dairy products, due to their popularity. However, there are a number of other frozen dairy products other than ice cream that do not enjoy as much popularity.
Sampling dairy products facilitates comprehensive analysis of any given product for quality assurance. A sample represents the quality of the entire volume of the product under consideration. Sampling is necessary because it is practically impossible to test the whole volume of milk. There is need to examine milk for the following reasons: Examination will reveal […]
Ice cream, just like any other food products have some defects that affect the quality. These ice cream defects may affect the flavor, the texture, the color, and the melting quality of the final product. This article explores some of the common ice cream defects, their causes and how to control them.
In the ice cream manufacturing process, one must carefully weigh and measure the ingredients before starting to mix. You must carefully identify the amount of each ingredient you use to formulate ice cream mix due to: A finished product of the right quality and consistency from batch to batch is very necessary. It is only […]
An ice cream is a dairy product produced by dynamically freezing the pasteurized ice cream mix. The components of the ice cream mix include a mixture of milk, cream, sugars, stabilizers, emulsifiers, other food additives, and the ice cream overrun. This article will articulate the fundamentals of ice cream-making process. We will make an elaborate […]
Fermentation is a key process in the manufacturing of all types of cheese. The lactic acid producing microorganisms (LABs) in cheese ferment the lactose in milk to form the lactic acid. This acid imparts the characteristic fresh acid flavor in curd, assists in rennet coagulation, and promotes the characteristic texture formation during the cheese making […]
In order to satisfactorily introduce this subject, it is important to first know what milk really is. According to the Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, it is “a fluid [that is] secreted by the mammary glands of females for the nourishment of their young; … used as a food by humans.” Dictionary.com defines it as “an opaque white or bluish-white […]